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Rival Cult Warned Family over Giving Ozo Proper Burial – Source


A social media user, Godwin Okpala has posted that the man whose burial caused the death of about 20 persons in Ebenebe community in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra was not supposed to be given a proper burial.
Persons suspected to be members of a rival cult group had invaded the burial venue of Ozor Chibuike Chukwuka, a 34 years old cultist, dispersing mourners, while killing about 20 persons.
Okpala who claims to hail from same community as Chukwuka in a social media post said the notorious cultist was killed on 30th December 2021 at Amansea.
He said the rival cult which killed Ozor had warned his family members not to organize a befitting burial for him, as he was not worthy of it, instead he should be buried as a nobody.
The social media user also said that Chukwuka who is fondly called Ozor was a notorious cultist who has severally led attacks on the police and her facilities, just as he was highly dreaded during his lifetime.
The post by Okpala said: “This is the man, Ozor Chibuike Chukwuka, that brought about the killing of over 20 persons in his burial.
“He is from my town. He was a member of a strong cult, he was feared by all, and very dangerous. He was even among those that led gangs to kiII poIice, burn their stations and cart their guns away.
“Many of our people were hailing him, then later he died by the sword, he was shot dead in December, and his rival gangs warned that he should not be given a proper burial. They warned that if they do, many heads will fall, and it did fall.
“They (rival cult) carried out their threat. And now many innocent people that knew nothing were among the dead. My own cousin was among the dead. Very bad day in Ebenebe.”
Though the Anambra State Police command said it has deployed men of the command in various tactical units to Ebenebe, to secure the people, there is no news of any arrest yet.
When THE RAZOR NEWS enquired from the spokesperson of the command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga on the latest in the matter, he promised reach men of the command in the area for information, before getting back to our correspondent.
As at the time of filling this report, no report from him has been gotten.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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